Icon Films

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Icon Films
IndustryTV Production
FoundedBristol, 1990
HeadquartersBristol, UK
Key people
Harry Marshall
Laura Marshall
Andie Clare
Lucy Middleboe

Icon Films is a British independent television production company that produces factual programmes for broadcast by networks both in the UK and US.[1] The company was founded in 1990 by Harry Marshall and Laura Marshall, and is based in Bristol.

Current and Past Productions[edit]

Programme Channel Year Completed Notes
Hippos (WT) BBC Two In Production
Okavango Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) In Production
Malawi Wildlife Rescue Love Nature In Production
Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers Animal Planet, ITV 2018 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Animal Airport More4 2018
Passions: Judy Garland by Marc Almond Sky Arts 2018
Legend Hunter Travel Channel 2018 Presented by Pat Spain
The Flood Nat Geo WILD 2018 Narrated by Angela Bassett
Africa's Wild Side Nat Geo WILD 2018
St. Peter’s Hospice Room to Care Appeal St. Peter's Hospice (Digital) 2017
Savage Kingdom: Uprising (Season 2) Nat Geo WILD 2017 Narrated by Charles Dance
Primal Survivor National Geographic Channel 2017 Presented by Hazen Audel
The Lost Kingdom of the Yeti Animal Planet 2017
Devon Cream Company Devon Cream Company 2017
Philip Larkin by Andrew Motion Sky Arts 2017
Elephant: King of the Kalahari Nat Geo WILD 2017
Great Hammerhead Invasion Discovery Channel 2017
Battle for the Pride Nat Geo WILD 2017
Man Eating Python Discovery Channel 2017
River Monsters Season 9 Animal Planet, ITV 2017 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Young Blood Nat Geo WILD 2017
Restless Leg Syndrome: Desperate for Help Channel 5 2016
Clash of Africa's Giants Animal Planet 2016
Andrew Marr: My Brain & Me BBC Two 2016
Yeti or Not? Animal Planet 2016
Savage Kingdom Season 1 Nat Geo WILD 2016 Narrated by Charles Dance
River Monsters Season 8 Animal Planet US 2016 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Million Pound Mega Yachts Channel 4 2015
England's Vampires Channel 4 2015
Vampire Legend PBS Secrets of the Dead 2015
The One Show Series 9 BBC 2015
Return of the Giant Killers – Africa's Lion King BBC, Animal Planet 2015
Primal Survivor National Geographic Channels 2015
River Monsters Prehistoric Terrors Animal Planet US, Discovery Canada 2015 Presented by Jeremy Wade
River Monsters Season 7 Animal Planet US 2015 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Ben Franklin's Bones PBS Secrets of the Dead 2014
Betty White's Smartest Animals in America Great American Country 2014 Presented by Betty White
Spawn of Jaws 2 – The Birth Discovery Channel 2014 Presented by Michael Domeier
Survive the Tribe National Geographic Channels 2014 Presented by Hazen Audel
Africa's Giant Killers BBC2 2014
River Monsters Season 6 Animal Planet US, ITV, 2014 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Animals Through the Night – Sleepover at the Zoo BBC4 2014 Presented by Liz Bonnin
Betty White Goes Wild National Geographic Channel 2013 Presented by Betty White
Seven Days that Made the Fuhrer Channel 5 2013
Bigfoot Files Channel 4 2013 Presented by Mark Evans
Hustling America Channel 5 2013 Presented by Alexis Conran
Animal Airport Series 2 Animal Planet UK 2013
Spawn of Jaws Discovery Channel 2013 Presented by Michael Domeier
Bones of the Buddha National Geographic Channels
PBS Secrets of the Dead, Season 12, Ep. 5
2013 Presented by Charles Allen
River Monsters Season 5 Animal Planet US, ITV, ITV4 2013 Presented by Jeremy Wade
The Hunger – Death Race Animal Planet US 2012 Presented by Guy Grieve
Animal Airport Series 1 Animal Planet UK 2012
River Monsters Season 4 Animal Planet US, ITV1, ITV4 2012 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Wild Scene Investigation National Geographic Channels 2012
Million Dollar Moon Rock Heist National Geographic Channels 2012
Beast Tracker Discovery Channel 2012
Secrets of Wild India National Geographic Channel 2011 Narrated by Sir David Attenborough
Jungle Gremlins of Java BBC, Animal Planet 2011
Bite of the Living Dead Animal Planet US 2011
Sandhurst BBC4 2011
Desert Seas Nat Geo 2011 Narrated by Sir David Attenborough
Beast Hunter / Beast Man Nat Geo 2011 Presented by Pat Spain
River Monsters Goes Tribal Animal Planet US 2010 Presented by Jeremy Wade
World's Deadliest Towns Animal Planet US 2010 Presented by Dave Salmoni
River Monsters Series 3 Animal Planet US, ITV1, ITV4 2010 Presented by Jeremy Wade
One Million Snake Bites BBC, Animal Planet 2010
River Monsters Series 2 Animal Planet US,[2] ITV1, ITV4, ITV Global Entertainment, Discovery Channel UK 2010 Presented by Jeremy Wade
The Born Free Legacy BBC4 2010
Weird Creatures with Nick Baker Series 3 Animal Planet UK, Science Channel, ITV Gobal International 2009 Presented by Nick Baker
Airmen and the Headhunters National Geographic Channels International, THIRTEEN and Channel 4 2009
The One Show BBC One 2009
River Monsters Series 1 Animal Planet US,[2] ITV1, ITV4, ITV Global Entertainment, Discovery Channel UK 2009 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Flesh Eating River Monster Five 2008 Presented by Jeremy Wade
Crocodile Blues BBC, Animal Planet, ITV Global Entertainment 2008 Presented by Romulus Whitaker
Romulus Whitaker and the Dragon Chronicles NGCI, WNET, ITV Global Entertainment 2008 Presented by Romulus Whitaker
All About Dung History Channel US 2008 Presented by Monty Halls
The Mountains of the Monsoon BBC, Animal Planet 2007–2008 Presented by Sandesh Kadur
Nick Baker's Weird Creatures Series 2 Five, Animal Planet, ITV Global Entertainment 2007 Presented by Nick Baker
Travellers' Century BBC Four 2007 Presented by Benedict Allen
Street Monkeys NGCI, Granada International 2007
Saving Planet Earth – Tigers BBC 2006 Presented by Fiona Bruce
Nick Baker's Weird Creatures Series 1 Five, Animal Planet 2006 Presented by Nick Baker
Supersize Crocs WNET, Five, Granada International, NGCI 2006 Presented by Romulus Whitaker
Tiger Kill BBC 2006 With Simon King and Alphonse Roy
Tom Harrisson – the Barefoot Anthropologist BBC Four 2006 Presented by Sir David Attenborough
Paranormal Pigeons Five, Animal Planet 2005 With Rupert Sheldrake and Tim Guildford
Last Lions of India BBC 2005
Gangsters' Wives Five 2005 Presented by Kate Kray
Einstein's Brain National Geographic Channels International, Channel 4 2004
The King Cobra and I BBC 2004 Presented by Romulus Whitaker
Holy Cow! DDE / PBS 2003
Diagnosing Darwin NCGI 2003
White Slaves Pirate Gold BBC 2003
A Different Ball Game – South America NGCI 2002
Great Cats of India Animal Planet / Granada 2002
Out There: Shark Hunting NGCI 2002
Temple of the Tigers: India's Bandhavgarh Wilderness DDE / PBS 2001
Quest for the True Cross Channel Four / Discovery / CTVC 2001
Yeti – Hunt for the Wildman Channel Four / Channel Four International / The Learning Channel 2001
A Different Ball Game NGCI 2001
The Berkeley Estate with Chris Chapman HTV West 2001
Indian Journeys BBC2 / PBS / CTVC 2000
Journey into Amazonia DDE / PBS 1999
Anamalai – The Elephant Mountain DDE / PBS 1999
Nibha and the Elephants – Animal People BBC 1999
The Croc Crusader – Animal People BBC 1999
The Magic Keeper Channel 4 1999
Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La ABC Kane / DDE / PBS 1998
Joanna Lumley in the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon BBC 1997
Vintage Morris HTV 1997
The Elephant Men Channel 4 / WNET 1996
Heart of a Nomad Channel 4 1994
Tibet and the End of Time Time Life / NBC 1994
Queen of the Elephants Discovery 1992


Icon Films won the Grierson Award for Best Documentary Series.[3]


  1. ^ "Icon Films Main Page". Icon Films. Retrieved 21 December 2009.
  2. ^ a b "River Monsters with extreme angler Jeremy Wade". Animal Planet. Retrieved 21 December 2009.
  3. ^ "Grierson 2001". The Grierson Trust. Retrieved 21 December 2009.

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